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Bracebridge [Brasbrigg], John (fl. c. 1420), priest and book collector

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 232 words.

Bracebridge [Brasbrigg], John (fl. c. 1420), priest and book collector, was a priest at the Bridgettine abbey of Syon, at Isleworth in Middlesex. He may be identifiable with...

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Charite, William (1422–c. 1502), compiler of monastic records and prior of Leicester

Jonathan Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 508 words.

Charite, William (1422–c. 1502), compiler of monastic records and prior of Leicester, embraced the religious life at the age of eighteen, in 1440 entering the large Augustinian abbey of St...

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Dampier, Thomas (bap. 1749, d. 1812), bishop of Ely and book collector

E. S. Shuckburgh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 562 words.

Dampier, Thomas (bap. 1749, d. 1812), bishop of Ely and book collector, was born at Eton and baptized there on 14 February 1749, the eldest son of Thomas Dampier (d. 1777), lower master at...

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Fancourt, Samuel (1678–1768), librarian and Presbyterian minister

Monte Little.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 772 words.

Fancourt, Samuel (1678–1768), librarian and Presbyterian minister, was born at Oakham, Rutland, one of the four boys and two girls of Richard Fancourt, a prosperous merchant, and Anne...

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Gregory [Gregory of Huntingdon] (fl. c. 1300), prior of Ramsey and book collector

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 368 words.

Gregory [Gregory of Huntingdon] (fl. c. 1300), prior of Ramsey and book collector, held the priorate of the Benedictine abbey at Ramsey some time before the mid-fourteenth, and...

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Greswell, William Parr (bap. 1765, d. 1854), Church of England clergyman and bibliographer

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 386 words.

Greswell, William Parr (bap. 1765, d. 1854), Church of England clergyman and bibliographer, son of John Greswell of Chester, was baptized at Tarvin, Cheshire, on 23 June 1765. He was...

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Hackman, Alfred (1811–1874), librarian and Church of England clergyman

W. A. Greenhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 470 words.

Hackman, Alfred (1811–1874), librarian and Church of England clergyman, was born at Fulham, Middlesex, on 8 April 1811. His father, Thomas Hackman, was the parochial vestry clerk, and his...

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Higgs, Griffith [Griffin] (bap. 1589, d. 1659), dean of Lichfield and book collector

Pat Bancroft.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1027 words.

Higgs, Griffith [Griffin] (bap. 1589, d. 1659), dean of Lichfield and book collector, was born at Barre Place, Stoke Abbas, Oxfordshire, and baptized at St Andrew's Church, Stoke Abbas, on...

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Johnson, Theodore Elliott

Stephen Stein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1212 words.

Johnson, Theodore Elliott (09 September 1931–20 April 1986), librarian, scholar, and Shaker brother, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Elmer Carl Johnson, a purchasing agent,...

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Kirkestede, Henry (b. c. 1314, d. in or after 1378), prior of Bury St Edmunds and bibliographer

R. H. Rouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1157 words.

Kirkestede, Henry (b. c. 1314, d. in or after 1378), prior of Bury St Edmunds and bibliographer, was known to early modern biographers as Bostonus Buriensis or John Boston of...

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